Life-threatening hunger caused by climate shocks, violent insecurity and disease in the Horn of Africa, have left nearly 130,000 people “looking death in the eyes” and nearly 50 million facing crisis levels of food insecurity, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
The UN General Assembly on Thursday called for ending the war in Ukraine and demanded Russia’s immediate withdrawal from the country, in line with the UN Charter.
Aid continues to roll into northwest Syria, with 53 trucks crossing from southern Türkiye on Thursday, the UN reported in its latest update on response to the devastating earthquakes that struck the two countries on 6 February.
© UNDP/Oleksandr Ratushniak. People walk past bomb-damaged building in Chernihiv in northern Ukraine.
OCHA Ukraine A convoy delivers aid to Dobropillia village in Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia region
At the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the international community to commit and unite around the protection and preservation of our seas.
UN Photo/Manuel Elías | UN General Assembly votes to suspend the rights of the membership of the Russian Federation in the Human Rights Council during an Emergency Special Session on Ukraine. UN Photo/Manuel Elías | Sergiy Kyslytsya, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, presents the draft resolution during the 10th plenary meeting of …